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Ethan Allen, 1738-1789

December 4, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

As far as I can tell, no non-series book on Ethan Allen has been written for children in the last 30 years. At this time, only two middle grade series biographies are in print and purchasable.

pink numbers = Horn Book Guide rating / red numbers= Follett reading level / green numbers=Lexile

Grades 4-6
Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain Boys (Cornerstones of Freedom, 2nd series) by R. Conrad Stein (Children’s Press, 2003) 7.0 / 920
Ethan Allen (American War Biographies series) by Karen Price Hossell (Heinemann, 2004) 4 / 6.8


Out of print biographies in library collections (consider weeding*):

*Gathering Storm: The Story of the Green Mountain Boys (Milestones in History series) by Clifford Lindsey Alderman (J. Messner, 1970) Held by 8 libraries
Ethan Allen: Revolutionary Hero (Revolutionary War Leaders series) by Virginia Aronson (Chelsea House, 2000) Held by 36 libraries
*Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain Boys (Landmark Books series) by Slater Brown (Random House, 1956) Held by 30 libraries
*Story of the Green Mountain Boys (Cornerstones of Freedom series) by Susan Clinton (Children’s Press, 1987) Held by 30 libraries
Ethan Allen: A Life of Adventure by Michael T. Hahn (New England Press, 1994) 4 / Held by 13 libraries
Ethan Allen: Green Mountain Rebel (Signature Lives series) by Brenda Haugen (Compass Point, 2005) 7.0 / 1050 / Held by 38 libraries
*America’s Ethan Allen by Stewart Hall Holbrook (Houghton Mifflin, 1949) Held by 61 libraries
Ethan Allen: The Green Mountain Boys and Vermont’s Path to Statehood (Library of American Lives and Times series) by Emily Raabe (PowerKids, 2002) Held by 47 libraries
*Ethan Allen, Green Mountain Hero by Sheldon N. Ripley (Houghton Mifflin, 1961) Held by 10 libraries

Last updated December 4, 2011

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